A new law signed by Governor Christie requires health insurers and public employee health benefits plans to provide information about organ and tissue donation to policyholders. NJBIA’s Mary Beaumont writes in her recent Healthcare Issue Report that there are more than 4,000 people in New Jersey who need a life-saving organ transplant and the new law is designed to raise awareness and promote increased organ donor registration. The law, sponsored by Assemblymen Herb Conaway, D-7, and Declan O’Scanlon, R-13, was signed by the governor on Aug. 7 and takes effect on Nov. 6. Read more
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